Articles in Newsroom

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that pet health and wellness company Spot & Tango has selected Pennsylvania as the location of its first manufacturing facility, creating close to 100 new jobs in Lehigh County. “We are thrilled to welcome Spot & Tango to Pennsylvania and grateful for its investment into Lehigh County […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, First Lady Frances Wolf hosted Women in Reentry: Housing, the sixth in a series of virtual conversations with reentry advocates. The panel discussed how safe, affordable housing impacts female returning citizens, how government and organizations are responding to their housing needs, and how stigma around having a criminal record complicates access […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today the approval of $13,586 through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County to conduct an environmental assessment at a former lumber yard in the City of Meadville. “These environmental assessments are done to […]
Wolf Administration and company officials to hold press conference at 10:00 AM today, 400 South Salem Church Road, York, PA 17408 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Mobile Climate Control, a manufacturer of mobile thermal solutions for commercial vehicles, is consolidating its U.S. operations into a single, newly-constructed facility in York County […]
Scranton, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello today joined Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti and other state and local officials to announce that NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NeighborWorks) has received Pennsylvania’s newest Keystone Communities Program Elm Street designation. NeighborWorks is the administering agency responsible for […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the distribution of $8,210,240 in funding through the Pennsylvania HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) to support affordable housing in Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Columbia, Crawford, Franklin, Fulton, Indiana, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Luzerne, Mercer, Montgomery, and Perry counties. “Pennsylvanians should not have to choose between paying for basic necessities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced new funding is being awarded to Northampton Community College (NCC) to develop a Pathways to Manufacturing program for low-income individuals, veterans, and others in the Lehigh Valley. “The commonwealth recognizes the need for strong, entry-level talent in the manufacturing industry,” said Gov. Wolf. “Northampton Community College’s Pathways […]
DCED Secretary Davin to hold press conference and meet with apprentices at 1:30 PM today, Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 12, 1200 Gulf Lab Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce through apprenticeships, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $1.2 million in new funding through the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced one new low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will support the growth of Lampire Biological Labs Inc. in Bedford County. “The PIDA loan approved today is an investment in a homegrown company that began in Pennsylvania more than 44 years ago,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 11 projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local governments in nine counties with planning for zoning and updating of comprehensive plans. “This funding helps municipalities and local governments update their essential plans to ensure they are more efficient and better prepared […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today highlighted some of the department’s significant investments in 2021 and how that support is creating good paying jobs and strengthening communities for years to come. “The Wolf administration recognizes that successful businesses depend on vibrant communities, and vice versa,” said Sec. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today that Deer Park Lumber, a family-owned hardwood sawmill with domestic and international customers, will create 8 new jobs and retain 74 existing jobs over the next three years as part of a $10 million project to expand and modernize its […]
Niagara Bottling opening new production facility next year Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Niagara Bottling, LLC, a leading beverage manufacturer in the U.S., is expanding its operations in Pennsylvania and has committed to creating at least 79 jobs at a new production facility currently being constructed in Luzerne County. “I applaud […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today the approval of $79,200 through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to West Hazleton Borough to conduct an additional environmental assessment at the former Valmont Plaza Shopping Center in Luzerne County. “ISRP funding helps boroughs and cities conduct necessary environmental […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolftodayannounced $6 million in Keystone Communities Program grants for 34 projects in 22 counties across Pennsylvania. “The Keystone Communities Program supports towns and cities with initiatives that grow and stabilize neighborhoods and encourage partnerships between the public and private sectors,” said Gov. Wolf. “My administration is proud to support these […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced more than $1.1 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to improve safety, repair roadways and sidewalks, and make stormwater updates in communities in Luzerne, Lycoming, and Northumberland counties. “CDBG funding helps municipalities across the commonwealth complete a myriad […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced $2.5 million in state funding that will help grassroots organizations across the commonwealth encourage hesitant Pennsylvanians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. A list of the 65 grants awarded through the COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Grant Program can be found online. “Vaccines remain an absolutely essential element in combatting […]
Wolf Administration to dedicate more than $17 million in American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Marketing and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs to jumpstart tourism recovery Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the commonwealth will receive a $17 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to buoy […]
$613,000 in state support is expanding affordable housing options for low-income families in need Erie, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined today by Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie Mayor Joe Schember to discuss the Wolf administration’s support of affordable housing initiatives as he toured the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that HMTX Industries, a global manufacturer of building materials, has chosen Pennsylvania as the location of its new luxury vinyl tile manufacturing facility, creating 115 good-paying jobs over the next three years. “I am very pleased that a leading company like HMTX has chosen Pennsylvania as the […]
Erie, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by Mayor Joe Schember and others to highlight $5 million in state support for an expansion of the expERIEnce Children’s Museum in downtown Erie. “This museum has been a true anchor of downtown Erie for more than 25 years, planting […]
Canonsburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Finance & Workforce Development Carol Kilko and Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Office for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ODHH) Executive Director Melissa Hawkins today announced a project that will provide Pennsylvanians who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced more than $750,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to improve safety, repair roadways and sidewalks, and make sewage system updates in communities in Elk and Northumberland counties. “The Wolf Administration is continuing its commitment to Pennsylvania’s small communities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today highlighted the commonwealth’s investments in affordable housing initiatives through the department’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) during a tour of the Brethren Housing Association’s (BHA’s) Transitions program, which serves single mothers, grandmothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness. “Our investments in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a leading provider of naturally-derived pharmaceutical excipients, has chosen Pennsylvania as the location of its new pharmaceutical solutions headquarters and innovation center, creating 30 new, high-skilled jobs. “Roquette’s decision to locate their pharmaceutical solutions headquarters and innovation center […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans to help four growing businesses in Berks, Lawrence, Luzerne, and Westmoreland counties. “My administration remains committed to investing in businesses that want to succeed here in Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Wolf. “The PIDA loans approved today will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Re-Match, an international recycler of artificial turf fields, has chosen Luzerne County as the location of its first North American recycling facility, investing nearly $12.2 million in the project and creating approximately 40 new, full-time jobs. “Pennsylvania is known internationally for our friendly business climate and […]
Program will help Pennsylvania businesses, employees, and communities thrive Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced a new program with Amazon Web Services (AWS) that will expand e-commerce opportunities for Pennsylvania small businesses and help residents buy local while shopping online. “In this new economic landscape brought […]
A total of $145 million was distributed in all 67 counties in 2021 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 5,860 businesses received funding support this year through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program (CHIRP), helping to protect and preserve this vital industry in Pennsylvania. “We developed the CHIRP program to provide immediate […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $1.73 million in new funding for transportation infrastructure improvements in Hermitage, Mercer County, to support the continued plant expansion of food processing manufacturer Joy Cone and the creation of 90 jobs. “This investment is helping to create […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that Pittsburgh has been chosen as the first U.S. city to host the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) in the Fall of 2022. “The mission of the GMIS and Pittsburgh’s unique ecosystem align seamlessly, and it’s an exciting honor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of 166 new projects through the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), improving Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and ensuring safer, more reliable transportation accommodation across the commonwealth. The projects total more than $84 million in funding. “My administration has been clear about its commitment to infrastructure investments and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of three agricultural projects funded through the First Industries Fund (FIF). Approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, the projects in Blair, Fulton, and Huntingdon Counties will help existing farms expand their operations, bring in additional revenue, and transition agribusinesses to the next generation of farmers. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of over $100,000 for a new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project in Mifflin County through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA). “PIPE grants offer critical support for businesses and communities to complete construction on natural gas distribution lines into […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced 100 new project approvals today through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for environmental and infrastructure projects in counties across Pennsylvania. “CFA funding for Act 13 projects provides communities throughout the commonwealth with critical support in improving recreational spaces and addressing necessary environmental and infrastructural upgrades,” said Gov. Wolf. […]
State Agencies to hold press conference at 1:30 PM today, BAYADA, 2500 York Road, Jamison, PA 18929. Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to expand home health care and address the nursing shortage, Governor Tom Wolf today announced a significant expansion of BAYADA’s Nurse Residency apprenticeship program to help adults and children who need home […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined the ceremonial opening of Pratt Industries’ advanced manufacturing box plant in Carlisle, Cumberland County. The new $150 million plant employs 215 workers in full-time manufacturing jobs. “This plant is one more example of the many state-of-the-art facilities opening in Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Wolf. “Pratt Industries’ investment in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of nearly $36 million to 220 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth. The funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) supports nonprofits, businesses, and resident projects in distressed areas or low-income neighborhoods. “Communities from every corner of Pennsylvania will benefit from this funding – the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin issued a statement following the House Commerce Committee Hearing reaffirming the importance of Governor Tom Wolf’s recently issued executive order to protect the commonwealth’s workers, improve pay and paid sick leave. “DCED works tirelessly to make Pennsylvania a better place […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans for two businesses, located in Erie and Lebanon counties, to help expand operations, better serve their customers, and create and retain jobs. “Today’s funding is invaluable in assisting these two businesses in their next steps to […]
More than $1.7 million state investment in the expansion project Sunbury, PA – Governor Tom Wolf toured the Fresh Roasted Coffee in Sunbury today and announced the state is investing more than $1.7 million to support the company’s expansion in Northumberland County, which is growing its production capacity, creating 46 new, full-time jobs and retaining […]
Indiana, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello today joined Alice Paul House staff, legislators, county commissioners, and local officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed Alice Paul House – the county’s only domestic violence shelter. “Today’s ribbon cutting celebration perfectly […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $3 million in funding through the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) to Hatch BioFund GP, LLC and Rittenhouse GP III, LLC to fund early-stage technology companies in southeastern Pennsylvania. “Today’s investments are critical as we continue […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced over $20,000 has been awarded to Cambridge-Lee Industries to train three manufacturing apprentices in industrial maintenance, including troubleshooting, repairing, and installing equipment and parts. Investing in apprenticeships and other job training programs that build a well-educate and skilled workforce is a priority for the governor. “As the commonwealth’s […]
CaptiveAire continues to grow and bring new jobs to Bedford County after state funding assisted in the opening of its first PA facility over 10 years ago Bedford, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today joined the Executive Director of the Governor’s Action Team (GAT) Brent Vernon, Bedford County […]
Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined local lawmakers, community leaders and medical professionals in North Philadelphia to highlight a new grant program that will support the efforts of community organizations conducting outreach on COVID-19 vaccines. “Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to increase, protecting our health and the health of our most vulnerable individuals […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today over $20,000 in new funding for Global/SFC Valve Inc., through Pennsylvania’s Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program (Apprenticeship Program), a statewide program that offers assistance to registered apprenticeship programs. “Apprenticeship Program funding mutually benefits businesses and apprentices ready to learn, allowing Global/SFC Valve, Inc., to specifically train apprentices […]
Harrisburg, PA — Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced nearly $5.5 million has been awarded to help homeless families find housing and combat homelessness across the commonwealth. The funding is provided through the federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program. “ESG funding has been an invaluable tool for regions across […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced nearly $10 million in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding awarded for disaster cleanup and redevelopment projects in three counties after experiencing a Presidentially declared disaster. The CDBG-DR program is federally funded and provides funding for federally designated […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined BioTechnique CEO John Clapham, the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Governor’s Action Team (GAT), York County Economic Alliance CEO Kevin Schreiber, and local officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony for BioTechnique’s new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in York County. Governor Wolf supported the project, which relocated […]
Hatfield, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined Clemens Food Group leaders, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, Sen. Maria Collett, Rep. Steve Malagari and members of the Governor’s Action Team today to tour the construction of the company’s new facility in Montgomery County. The Wolf Administration supported the project which will expand the business operations and create […]
Easton, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today visited the City of Easton to highlight millions of dollars in state investments in several economic development projects that are revitalizing formerly vacant and blighted properties. “Like many communities across Pennsylvania, the City of Easton is working hard to transform unused spaces into thriving developments. Thanks to significant […]
Swedish Manufacturer’s Expansion Keeps North American Headquarters in Allegheny County Clinton, PA – The Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Governor’s Action Team (GAT) joined Nord-Lock Group company executives, the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Allegheny Department of Economic Development at the official grand opening of the company’s new facility in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans to four businesses, located in Beaver, Blair, Bucks, and Chester counties, to help expand operations, better serve their consumers, and create and retain jobs. “PIDA funding is an incredible tool for growing businesses in Pennsylvania that […]
Chesterbrook, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined BNP Paribas USA CEO Jean-Yves Fillion, CEO of CIB Americas Jose Placido, company executives, and legislators today at the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the company’s new Chesterbrook, Chester County location. The Wolf Administration supported the project which will create 300 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Great Dane, LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, will expand its existing trailer manufacturing operations in Elysburg at its Ralpho Township, Northumberland County site. Great Dane will invest over $3.5 million into the expansion, retaining over 420 jobs at the company’s additional three Pennsylvania […]
Joins with ribbon cutting for state-of-the-art cancer treatment manufacturing facility in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined Iovance Biotherapeutics leaders, Mayor Jim Kenney, local officials, patient advocacy groups, and others today for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Iovance Cell Therapy Center (iCTC) at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The new facility will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of four agricultural projects being funded through the First Industries Fund (FIF). These projects, located in Bedford, Lebanon, and Snyder counties, will help existing farms expand their operations, bring in additional revenue, and transition agribusinesses to the next generation of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of new funding for two minority-owned businesses in Bucks and Delaware counties through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA) that will help support the businesses in growth and job creation. “This funding is so critical in supporting […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam announced today a new $5 million grant program to help grassroots organizations with encouraging vaccine-hesitant populations to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “Millions of Pennsylvanians have stepped up and received their COVID-19 vaccine, which is great progress, […]
Wilkinsburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC), local legislators, project executives, and stakeholders today at the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the unveiling of the newly renovated Wilkinsburg Train Station. “The Wilkinsburg Train Station project speaks to the deep roots this building […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Express Med Pharmaceuticals, an innovative pharmacy and pharmacy provider, will expand its existing operations in Monaca. Express Med Pharmaceuticals will invest $8 million into the expansion, retaining 34 jobs and creating nearly 700 new, full-time jobs at its Beaver County facility. Express Med Pharmaceuticals was acquired by […]
Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his commitment to investing in job training, Governor Tom Wolf announced today that a program created by his administration has awarded nearly $440,000 for the Pittsburgh Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce’s (GACC) Dual Apprenticeship Program. The Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program, housed at the Department of Community and […]
Journey Along Picked: An Apple Trail; Baked: A Bread Trail; Chopped: A Charcuterie Trail; and Pickled: A Fermented Trail Harrisburg, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Marketing, Tourism & Film Carrie Fischer Lepore today celebrated Pennsylvania’s rich food history and heritage with the launch […]
Susquehanna, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello today joined Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Deputy Secretary for Conservation and Technical Services Lauren Imgrund, Environmental Group Manager for the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Environmental Cleanup Program Bob Lewis, the Susquehanna Depot […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that snack manufacturer Shearer’s Foods has chosen to expand its company in Erie, creating dozens of new jobs, retaining hundreds of existing positions, and injecting millions of dollars into the local economy. “We in Pennsylvania know that our commonwealth is the best place to live and do […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Financing and Workforce Development Carol Kilko today joined local officials for the ribbon-cutting of State Street Crossing, a new housing development made possible through targeted commonwealth investments. “Projects like the one we are celebrating today open doors for communities—turning unused facilities […]
Harrisburg, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) today announced that it will hold its virtual Bringing the World to PA Tour September 13-24. This series of webinars and virtual presentations from around the world will help Pennsylvania companies interested in exporting their products and services learn more about export markets […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced nearly $50,000 in new funding for Zoom Drain to enhance and expand its apprenticeship training opportunities through Pennsylvania’s Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program (Apprenticeship Program), a statewide program that offers assistance to registered apprenticeship programs. “This funding plays a major […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Chance Aluminum Corp will open its first Pennsylvania manufacturing operation in Williamsport, Lycoming County, investing nearly $19 million into the project and creating over 100 new, family-sustaining jobs. “I am pleased to welcome Chance Aluminum to Pennsylvania and support the company’s growth as it invests into Lycoming […]
Harrisburg, PA — A recently released report by a team of graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University says that Pennsylvania has the potential to create a world-class innovation economy and is primed to be a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. The report on Pennsylvania’s Innovation Economy will be aided by a web dashboard wireframe, a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved low-interest loans to three businesses, located in Bedford, Bucks, and Westmoreland counties, to help them improve their operations, better serve their customers, and create and retain new jobs. “PIDA funding provides valuable assistance to support growing businesses with […]
First office tower built in Pittsburgh since 2015 to create 160 new, family-sustaining jobs Pittsburgh, PA — Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local officials, project partners, and the Lower Hill District development team today at the groundbreaking ceremony for the FNB Financial Center hosted by the Pittsburgh Penguins. The […]
Lewisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver today joined the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership, Lewisburg Neighborhoods, SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG), Union County Commissioners, Lewisburg Borough officials to tour the Bull Run Greenway restoration project at Hufnagle Park. The project was made possible with assistance from state funding programs. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Financing and Workforce Development Carol Kilko joined Evolve Youth Trades Academy, the Home Builders Association of Metro Harrisburg, and local students to announce new funding for youth pre-apprenticeships in Dauphin County. “Now, more than ever, students must be equipped with […]
McKees Rocks, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today a $2 million investment in Allegheny County to support blight remediation in McKees Rocks. Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Dennis Davin joined Sen. Wayne Fontana, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, McKees Rocks Mayor Jack Muhr, McKees Rocks CDC President Taris Vrcek, and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Stir Foods Lancaster, LLC, a custom manufacturer of soups, sauces, dressings, and fresh salsas for retail, industrial, and foodservice customers, will expand its Lancaster manufacturing location, investing more than $4 million into the expansion, retaining 51 jobs and creating 100 new, full-time jobs over the next three […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that $20 million is available to help image and hair care professionals recover from the pandemic. The pandemic relief from American Rescue Plan funding was announced during a press conference in Philadelphia, where Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined House […]
Gov. Wolf secured $145 million in pandemic relief for the hospitality industry Harrisburg, PA – Deputy Secretary for Technology and Entrepreneurship of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Steve D’Ettorre today joined Chester County commissioners, Chester County Economic Development Council, and local stakeholders to highlight the funding provided to Chester County restaurants through […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) graduate students and advisors, Representative Mary Jo Daley, local businesses, and stakeholders today to share findings from a report created by a student team at CMU on Pennsylvania’s Innovation Economy and announce the creation of a new […]
Aliquippa, PA — Continuing his commitment to creating good jobs and attracting growing industries to Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf visited Aliquippa today. The Beaver County community has received more than $11 million in state funding during the governor’s term to encourage business development that will strengthen the regional economy and benefit working families. “Over the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced over $1 million in funding for Delaware County Community College through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Training-to-Career (MTTC) program to train over 300 individuals for high-demand occupations in welding, shipbuilding, and manufacturing. The college has worked closely with regional employers to identify what training is most in demand to meet the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced nearly $200,000 in funding for Pennsylvania State University, on behalf of Penn State New Kensington, through the governor’s Manufacturing Training-to-Career (MTTC) program, to create a hands-on digital technology demonstration and learning lab at the Digital Foundry at New Kensington. “Digital technologies within the manufacturing industry continue to advance […]
Gov. Wolf secured $145 million in pandemic relief for the hospitality industry Old Forge, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today visited Cafe Rinaldi in Old Forge to highlight $2.3 million in state grants awarded to Lackawanna County restaurants adversely affected by the pandemic. The governor secured $145 million for the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a leading global manufacturer in design and production of high-quality delivery systems for injectable medicines, will expand and modernize its Williamsport manufacturing plant, investing over $18 million into the expansion. The company is retaining 1,100 jobs statewide and creating over 200 new, family-sustaining, […]
Harrisburg, PA –Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has approved two low-interest loans to businesses in Northampton and Philadelphia counties, allowing them to expand their operations and create new jobs. “PIDA loans are a critical tool that companies can use when they need help growing and expanding their operations,” […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Chewy, Inc., a trusted destination for pet parents and partners everywhere, is expanding its operations in Pittstown Township, Luzerne County, leasing 155,000 square feet of existing space for a pharmacy fulfillment center creating 550 new, full-time jobs. “Pennsylvania is known across the nation as one of the […]
Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of $5 million in Keystone Communities Program grant funding for 41 revitalization projects in 21 Pennsylvania counties.>/p> “The Keystone Communities Program helps Pennsylvania’s towns and cities enhance their quality of life to the benefit of residents, visitors, and businesses alike,” said Gov. Wolf. “The program […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of $37,500 in new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the City of Aliquippa for an environmental site assessment in the city’s East End Redevelopment Site in Beaver County. “ISRP funding is critical for ensuring that any potentially harmful chemicals can be […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the Lackawanna Valley Heritage Authority for environmental remediation at the former Railroad Rail Yard in Carbondale Township, Lackawanna County. “My administration is committed to revitalizing unused spaces and bringing them back to new, productive […]
Additional $30,000 for assessment at former printing business in Wilkes-Barre Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the Greater Wilkes-Barre Industrial Fund for environmental remediation at the former Ashley Rail Yard in Ashley Borough, Luzerne County and for an assessment at […]
Gov. Wolf secured $145 million in pandemic relief for the hospitality industry Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, and the owners of local restaurant Silantra Asian Street Kitchen to highlight the grant […]
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) today unveiled Pennsylvania: Work Smart, Live Happy, to help market the state, attract and retain top talent, and assist with business attraction and development. “DCED is proud to partner with Livability to promote our love for Pennsylvania in the Work Smart, Live Happy magazine,” […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) announced today that $14 million in Challenge grant funding has been approved for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners. “Our longstanding relationship with the “Bens,” as we at DCED call them, has provided for critical […]
Loganville, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today visited Wolfgang Confectioners, one of the oldest family-owned chocolate companies in the United States, to announce the company’s plans to expand operations at its state-of-the-art 137,000 sq. ft. Loganville, York County facility, investing more than $3.5 million into the project, retaining 375 jobs and creating 95 new, full-time […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of more than $42,000 for a new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will improve infrastructure, save energy, and create and retain jobs in Crawford County. “The PIPE project approved today will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that nearly $1.5 million in Emergency Solutions Grant CARES Act (ESG-CV) funding is being awarded to assist Pennsylvanians experiencing homelessness and to prevent future homelessness across the commonwealth. “All Pennsylvanians need a safe place to live, and this critical funding will continue to help individuals and families […]
Bethlehem, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today visited Factory LLC in Bethlehem to tour the facility and highlight the importance of investing in Pennsylvania’s start-up companies. During the visit, he met with companies affiliated with Factory, including Stuffed Puffs®, which received a $1 million funding proposal from the commonwealth in 2019 to expand its manufacturing […]
Gov. Wolf secured $145 million in pandemic relief for the hospitality industry Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Bucks County Commissioners, Bristol Borough Mayor Joseph Saxton, local lawmakers, Bucks County Economic Development Corporation, Visit Bucks County, the Bucks County Redevelopment Authority, and the owners of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Trivium Packaging, a metal packaging manufacturer, is expanding its manufacturing operations with upgrades to an existing production line, the installation of an interior sunken dock pit, and a building expansion for receiving steel coil shipments to accommodate new business, investing over $7 million into the upgrades, retaining […]
Back To Top